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Glen Grant 1972 TWA Spirits in the sky

Overall rating
92.34/100
votes
99
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Bottling serie
The Perfect Dram
Vintage
1972
Bottled
2011
Stated Age
39 years old
Casktype
Ex-Sherry Wood
Number of bottles
119
Strength
53.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
15 Dec 2011 11:56 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 599.00

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99 × member ratings

92 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Grant 1972 TWA Spirits in the sky

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.34 points

  1. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Thanks Ruben for the sample!
    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  3. WhiskyNotes scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    This Glen Grant 1972 is clearly more sherried than the MM Awards winning Glen Grant 1972/2009 by Duncan Taylor or any other (mostly refill sherry) expressions of GG72. The oak is well controlled. A real beauty. Recommended
    • Nose
      Big big notes of cherries (dark cherries as well as Portuguese Ginjinha liqueur made from Morello cherries). Lots of dried fruits like figs. Bramble and plums. Dark honey. Precious woods and hints of leather and eucalyptus. Heaps of oriental spices as well (which blend into a kind of incense profile). A drop of water brings out beehive notes and makes the fruits a little more tropical. Just great.
    • Taste
      More oak in the attack, but quickly the fruits take over. Still plenty of cherry notes, plums and mixed red fruit jam, this time combining nicely with a chocolate coating. Fruit cake.
    • Finish
      Long and elegant, fading on Mon Cherie and soft spices.

  4. WhiskyNotes scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Selected in a Masterclass at Spirits in the Sky 2011.

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